Students honored with Dean’s Awards for Community Leadership

Anarba Groub

The Dean’s Awards for Community Leadership recognize a number of graduating students who contribute time and energy to making the Harvard Law School community a better place through involvement in student organizations and journals, community service groups, clinics, and through individual efforts. Nominations are made to the Dean of Students each spring and are reviewed by a committee.

The following students have been recognized for their notable participation in and contributions to the HLS community during the 2021–2022 academic year.


Amber Marie Aspinall

Board of Student Advisers, Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Harvard Black Law Students Association, Harvard Caribbean Law Students Association, Harvard Defenders

George Biashvili

Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program, Harvard Law School Armed Forces Association, Journal on Legislation

Harry Ming-Hon Chiu

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Lambda, Queer and Trans People of Color

Evelyn Rose McGregor Douek

Harvard Law Record, S.J.D. Association

Kimberly Michelle Everett

Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, HLS Drama Society (Parody), Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law

Maria Alicia Fernandez Garcia

Harvard Association for Law and Business, Harvard International Law Journal, Mexican Law Students Association

Kimberly Chelsea Foreiter

First Class Law Students Association, Harvard Latin American Law Review, La Alianza

Ankita Gupta

Harvard International Human Rights Clinic, HLS Advocates for Human Rights

Maryan Mohamed Salah Hassan

Harvard Defenders, Harvard International Arbitration Law Students Association, Harvard Law and International Development Society, Harvard United Kingdom Students Law Association, Women’s Law Association

Nils Ivars

Harvard European Law Association, HLS Negotiators, LL.M. Class Marshal

Julia Louise Keller

Board of Student Advisers, Harvard Business Law Review, Women’s Law Association

Ellen Soojin Kim

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Harvard Business Law Review, Korean Association of Harvard Law School, West Coast Club, Women’s Law Association

Lucy Jane Litt

Disability Law Students Association, Women’s Law Association

Sophie Ludewigs

LL.M. Class Marshal, Mississippi Delta Project, Women’s Law Association

Robin Daniel-Phillip Morgan

Harvard Central and Southeast Europe Law Students Association, LL.M. Advisor

Eli Nachmany

Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law, Harvard Federalist Society, Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law

Paulina Olivares

First Class Law Students Association, Harvard International Law Journal, Harvard Latin American Law Review, La Alianza, Women’s Law Association

Faith Ezomime Onimiya

Harvard African Law Association, Harvard Law Student Government, Women’s Law Association

Santiago Palomo Vila

Harvard Law Student Government, HLS Advocates for Human Rights, La Alianza

Alexander Charles Rabinowitz

Jewish Law Students Association

Sarah Ann Sadlier

Disability Law Students Association, Harvard Law Review, HLS American Constitution Society, Native American Law Students Association

Kenneth E. Voet

Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School Armed Forces Association, Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic

Mariah Kala Watson

Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Black Law Students Association, Harvard Defenders

Jaylia Yan

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, HKS/HLS Joint Degree Students Association, HLS Drama Society (Parody), Peer Adviser

Jessica M. Zhao

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Cyberlaw Clinic, Health Law and Policy Clinic, West Coast Club


Read more: Harvard Law School celebrates the Class of 2022

Students honored with Dean’s Awards for Community Leadership

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